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Definition of 'vanilla'

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Example sentences containing 'vanilla'

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That’s how supple a vanilla bean should be. Smithsonian Mag (2017)This can also be served as a warm pudding with lots of vanilla ice cream. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Add the vanilla pod to the mix and leave it for 30 minutes to infuse. The Sun (2016)Or drizzle over vanilla ice cream for an adults-only dessert. The Sun (2016)Regular savings accounts This is the plain vanilla option and the one most favoured by parents and grandparents. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For pudding, half a small scoop of vanilla ice cream with one tablespoon of fruit salad canned in fruit juice. The Sun (2017)For pudding, two small scoops of vanilla ice cream with four to six tablespoons of fruit salad canned in fruit juice. The Sun (2017)For pudding, a small scoop of vanilla ice cream with one to two tablespoons of fruit salad canned in fruit juice. The Sun (2017)Add the vanilla pods and heat gently until almost boiling, then remove from the heat and leave to infuse for 20 min. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You might also be able to detect a hint of vanilla flavour in there as well. The Sun (2011)This was my favourite and the sweet scent of vanilla lasted for hours. The Sun (2015)There was also a dessert of confetti cake and vanilla ice cream. The Sun (2015)Whisk the cream and vanilla bean paste to soft peaks then fold through the strawberry purée. The Sun (2014)What was phenomenal a few years ago is now plain vanilla. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Split the vanilla pods lengthways and place in a medium pan with the cream. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Serve with vanilla ice cream and some of the syrup. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Its dark cherry and vanilla flavours are perfect with both spicy dishes and decadent desserts. The Sun (2015)Serve the apples and caramel with the vanilla ice cream. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Scatter over the orange zest and lay the vanilla pod on top. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Serve with cream or vanilla ice cream. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Hers is flavoured with vanilla and dusted with nutmeg. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Round it off with peach and pear crumble and vanilla ice cream. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is delicious served with vanilla ice-cream. The Sun (2014)They will still do plain, vanilla lending. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This has notes of tobacco, figs and sweet vanilla oak. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Meanwhile place the egg yolks, sugar and vanilla bean paste into a bowl and whisk. The Sun (2015)

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Translations for 'vanilla'

British English: vanilla /vəˈnɪlə/ NOUN
Vanilla is a flavouring used in ice cream and other sweet food.
  • American English: vanilla
  • Arabic: فانيليا
  • Brazilian Portuguese: baunilha
  • Chinese: 香草
  • Croatian: vanilija
  • Czech: vanilka
  • Danish: vanilje
  • Dutch: vanille
  • European Spanish: vainilla
  • Finnish: vanilja
  • French: vanille
  • German: Vanille
  • Greek: βανίλια
  • Italian: vaniglia
  • Japanese: バニラ
  • Korean: 바닐라
  • Norwegian: vanilje
  • Polish: wanilia
  • European Portuguese: baunilha
  • Romanian: vanilie
  • Russian: ваниль
  • Spanish: vainilla
  • Swedish: vanilj
  • Thai: กลิ่นหรือรสวนิลา
  • Turkish: vanilya
  • Ukrainian: ваніль
  • Vietnamese: vani

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